- ANNOUNCEMENTS -
SEPTEMBER TO DECEMBER RECREATION PROGRAM GUIDE ONLINE AND ON SHELVES! The September to December Pasco Recreation Program Guide is now available online at www.pascoparksandrec.com and on shelves at the following locations: Pasco City Hall, Pasco Senior Center, Pasco Library, West Pasco Library, the MLK Center, and SuperMex. Check it out and sign up for the many programs available through Pasco Recreation Services!
YOUTH FREE SWIM FRIDAY AT MEMORIAL AQUATIC CENTER (Sponsored by Apple Valley Dental)! During the 1:00 – 4:30pm session on Fridays from June 26 – August 28 TWO (2) KIDS will get in FREE WITH each PAID ADULT admission. Hope to see you there!
$2 TUESDAY #2 AT MEMORIAL: Tuesday, August 11, is the second of our two $2 Dollar Tuesday’s at Memorial Pool this summer. So come join us at the pool on July 14 and admission is only $2. Pasco’s Memorial Pool – Creating a whole summer of FUN!
HAVE YOUR NEXT PARTY AT THE POOL: Now available, shelter party package rentals at the pool! With the party package you get: 1) Reservation of one of the two pool shelters, 2) Eight youth admissions to the Pool, 3) Two adult admissions to the Pool. FEE: $55Res/$65NR (Price if admissions and rental paid for separately: $64Res/$74NR)
ADULT FALL SPORTS REGISTRATION GOING ON NOW! Register your team for one of the sports leagues offered this fall. The leagues include Flag Football (Class # F404), Kickball (Class #S509), and Volleyball (Class #F211 for recreational & Class #F212 for Competitive).
- SPECIAL EVENTS & ALL AGE PROGRAMS -
COLOR DASH 5K FUN RUN! There’s still time to let the color move you! Register now for the 2015 Color Dash being held Saturday, August 22nd at Gesa Stadium in Pasco. Round up your friends, family, neighbors and coworkers for this fun 5K run/walk. All ages can participate, no matter what your fitness level is; and best of all, 50% of your paid registration fee will go to benefit the YMCA of the Greater Tri-Cities and the Pasco Recreation Youth Scholarship fund! Have fun and help your community at the same time. There’s no better or more colorful way to spend your Saturday. For more information, or to register for this year’s Color Dash go to THECOLORDASH5K.COM. Each paid participant also receives a ticket to a Tri-Cities Dust Devils baseball game!
MEMORIAL POOL DOGGIE PADDLE: It’s your dog’s turn to swim at Memorial Pool! Bring your dog to Memorial pool on the evening of September 2 with PROOF OF IMMUNIZATIONS for your dog’s chance to jump, splash and play in the water. DAY/DATE/TIME: Wednesday, 9/2/2015, 6:00-7:30pm; LOCATION: Memorial Pool; FEE: $5 Residents / $6 NR; CLASS #: S7000
ALL SENIOR PICNIC: Mark your calendars and make plans to join us at the Southridge Sports Pavilion in south Kennewick for the 22nd Annual Senior Picnic. This is one of the largest and most anticipated events of the year for senior citizens, their friends, and family. Enjoy fantastic entertainment, great food, prizes, vendor booths and much more. Buttons will go on sale July 1st at the Pasco and Kennewick Senior Centers and at the Richland Community Center. Watch for posters and flyers throughout the Tri-Cities area. For more information call 545-3459. FEE: $7 per person if purchased in advance / $10 per person at the door
- PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS –
TODDLER SHORT SPORTS: This partnership program with the YMCA is an exciting introduction to a variety of sports for your 2 ½ to 4 year old. During this class children will be introduced to soccer, t-ball, volleyball, basketball, and more!
• Session #1: DAY/DATE/TIME: Thursdays, 9/3 – 10/8/2015, 10-10:45am; AGES: 2 ½ to 4; LOCATION: City Hall Gymnasium; FEE: $22R/$28NR; CLASS #: F101
• Session #2: DAY/DATE/TIME: Thursdays, 9/3 – 10/8/2015, 11-11:45am; AGES: 2 ½ to 4; LOCATION: City Hall Gymnasium; FEE: $22R/$28NR; CLASS #: F102
- YOUTH PROGRAMS –
KARATE: Sign up now for a great learning experience in “Tae Kwon Do.” Learn the basic in hand, foot, and eye coordination. The instructors will focus on the importance of respect, discipline, and honor. Don’t miss this fun and exciting class as space is limited. AGES: 6-12;
• LEVEL 1: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9/1 – 9/24/2015, 6:00 – 7:00pm; LOCATION: Tri-Cities Black Belt Academy, 514 Lewis St, Pasco; FEE: $32 (Pasco Resident), $40 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: F406
• LEVEL 2: Mondays & Wednesdays, 9/2 – 9/30/2015, 6:00 – 7:00pm; LOCATION: Tri-Cities Black Belt Academy, 514 Lewis St, Pasco; FEE: $32 (Pasco Resident), $40 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: F407
JUNIOR GOLF LESSONS: Lessons are designed for beginners. Lessons will be taught by PGA certified instructors. Skills covered include grip, stance, and posture for each type of swing. Clubs and balls provided if needed; AGE: 6-15; DAY/DATE/TIME: Wednesdays, 9/2-9/23/2015, 5:00-5:45pm; FEE: $40 (Pasco Resident), $50 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: F504
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM: The City Hall Activity Center is open year-round for structured activities. Parents must pre-register their child at the Recreation office in City Hall or online. AGES/DAYS/TIMES: Age 7-12 = M,T,TH,F: 3:45 – 5:30pm, W: 2:00 – 4:30pm; LOCATION: City Hall Activity Center, 525 N. Third Ave., Pasco, WA 99301; FEE: Free! PROGRAM #: #S416
- TEEN PROGRAMS –
PADDLEBOARDING LESSONS: Please look under the “Adult Programs” sections for information on paddleboarding for teens.
GOLF LESSONS: See Youth or Adult Programs Sections
AFTER SCHOOL DROP-IN PROGRAM: The City Hall Activity Center is open year-round for structured sports and activities. Parents must pre-register their teen at the Recreation office in City Hall or online. AGES/DAYS/TIMES: Age 13-18 = M,T,TH,F: 5:30 – 7:00pm, W: 4:30 – 7:00pm; LOCATION: City Hall Activity Center, 525 N. Third Ave., Pasco, WA 99301; FEE: Free! PROGRAM #: #W401
- ADULT PROGRAMS –
PADDLEBOARDING: This informative overview to flat-water paddleboarding will introduce you to the newest craze of water transportation! Learn basic board handling skills, including launch and landing techniques, the elements of a proper forward stroke, and turning. Rescues are demonstrated and you're invited to practice solo or assisted rescues. Local paddle places, gear, clothing and next steps are all discussed. DATE: Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 5:30 – 7:30pm; FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 16, 2015; AGES: Ages 12 and older; FEE: $49 (City of Pasco and City of Richland residents pay discounted fee at your respective cities), $61 (Non-resident fee); CLASS #: S238
KAYAK THE HANFORD REACH: Did you know the Hanford Reach is the last free-flowing stretch of the Columbia River in the United States? It is home to a variety of animals including waterfowl, fish and wildlife. The White Bluffs has a fossil record which extends back more than two million years. Kayak this magnificent section of the Columbia and witness the breath taking scenery as we paddle from the Vernita Bridge, through the White Bluffs to the old ferry landing. Trip includes transportation, guides, shuttle and kayaks. Please bring lunch/snacks, sunscreen and water. DATE: Friday, August 28, 2015, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 24, 2015; AGES: Adults; FEE: $69 (City of Pasco and City of Richland residents pay discounted fee at your respective cities), $86 (Non-resident fee); CLASS #: S242
ADULT GOLF LESSONS: Lessons are designed for beginners. Lessons will be taught by PGA certified instructors. Skills covered include grip, stance, and posture for each type of swing. Clubs and balls provided if needed; AGE: 16+; DAY/DATE/TIME: Wednesdays, 9/2-9/23/2015, 6:00-6:45pm; FEE: $58 (Pasco Resident), $73 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: F503
WAVEMAKERS AQUA FIT: This warm water exercise program offered by Oasis Physical Therapy is the class you’ve been looking for. If you suffer from arthritis, low back pain, muscle weakness or other aliments then why not try this warm water course! For More information please call the Pasco Senior Center at 509 545-3459. AGES: 18+;
• DAY/DATE/TIME: Monday/Wednesday, 9/2 – 9/30/2015 (No class on 5/7), 11:45am - 12:30pm; LOCATION: Oasis Physical Therapy Pasco Office; FEE: $90 (Pasco Resident), $113 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: F343;
• DAY/DATE/TIME: Tuesday/Thursday, 9/1 – 9/29/2015, 11:45am - 12:30pm; LOCATION: Oasis Physical Therapy Pasco Office; FEE: $90 (Pasco Resident), $113 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: F344
ENHANCE FITNESS: An exercise program designed for mature individuals, focusing on stretching, flexibility, balance, low impact aerobics and strength training. This class is held on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays at the Pasco Senior Center. Sign up for a month at a time! Call 509 545-3459 or stop by the Senior Center for a visit at 1315 N. 7th Ave., Pasco. AGE: 40+; LOCATION: Pasco Senior Center; FEE FOR MONTH OF SEPTEMBER (No class on Sept 7): $30 (Resident), $38 (Non-Resident); CLASS #: F339; DROP-IN FEE: $4Res/$5NR
- SENIOR CENTER -
SENIOR CENTER: Looking for a place to get out of the house, meet and socialize with others? Come to the Pasco Senior Center, we have all kinds of stuff to do, including billiards, pinochle, dominos, china painting, computer lab, wood carving and more! Open Monday thru Friday 8 am to 5 pm. The Pasco Senior Center is located at 1315 N. 7th Ave. in Pasco.
SENIOR CENTER BUILDING RENTALS: Looking for a great place to host your next event call the Pasco Senior Center at (509) 545-3459 for more information. We rent large and small rooms for meetings, parties or receptions.
HAPPY FEET - Free Foot Care (Donations Accepted)!: If you reside in Franklin County or Burbank and are over the age of 60 you might qualify for free foot care. (This program is funded by SE Washington Aging and Longer Term Care and Participant Donations). If you do not qualify for the HAPPY FEET Free Foot Care Program not to worry, we also have a Foot Care for Adults (Ages 18+) Program, Cost is $30. For information on either program please call (509) 545-3459 for more information.
Feel free to call our office at 509-545-3456 with any questions OR visit our website at www.pascoparksandrec.com to sign up for these programs!